News J&J must pay $4 million in punitive damages in latest asbestos cancer trial 2018-05-24T15:01:39.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4 million in punitive damages to a woman who said she developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the company's baby powder, pushing the total damages award in the case to $25.7 million. U.S. intelligence officials brief lawmakers on Russia probe 2018-05-24T14:49:59.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers, including a senior Democrat, went to the Justice Department for first of two planned classified briefings on Thursday from FBI and intelligence officials on an FBI probe into Russian election meddling after President Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims ... Facebook launches searchable archive of U.S. political ads 2018-05-24T14:46:13.000000000-04:00 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an archive of U.S. political ads that appear on the world's largest social network, showing who paid for them and other details, after an outcry over Russians' alleged purchase of such ads during the 2016 elections. Exclusive: Canada PM raps possible U.S. auto tariffs, says linked to NAFTA 2018-05-24T14:43:50.000000000-04:00 LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - A move by the United States to explore tariffs on auto imports is based on flimsy logic and is part of the pressure from Washington to renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday. Uber disabled emergency braking in self-driving car: U.S. agency 2018-05-24T14:43:21.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March after failing to identify the pedestrian, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released on Thursday. Trump pardons late black boxing champion Jack Johnson 2018-05-24T14:41:06.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman. U.S. House starts recess as immigration battle rages 2018-05-24T14:37:40.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives broke on Thursday for an 11-day recess with majority Republicans deadlocked over legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation while President Donald Trump insisted that Congress meet all his hard-line immigration demands. Netflix's stock market value eclipses Disney's for first time 2018-05-24T14:23:00.000000000-04:00 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix's stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co for the first time, making it the world's top entertainment company and underscoring a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television. Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country 2018-05-24T14:14:33.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed a decision by the National Football League to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, saying in an interview broadcast on Thursday that if they do not want to stand, perhaps they should not be in the United States. U.S. auto import probe fans tariff fears, riles Asia, Europe 2018-05-24T13:46:34.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - A U.S. threat that it may introduce tariffs on foreign auto imports drew strong criticism on Thursday from the country's main business lobbying group, which warned of a "staggering" blow to the industry and the prospect of a global trade war.